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Fri, 02 Sep 2005

Bush Blames Loss of New Orleans on 9/11 and Saddam Hussein (special from the Washington Times, and written by Rev. Moon).

In a bold stroke of political genius, our President has found out who to blame for Katrina. Yesterday morning he revealed the contents of a secret memo found hidden in Saddam Hussein's shoe during a routine search of the former Dictator of Iraq. The President noted, that while Hussein was able to wrestle the note from the guard and eat it, the guard did have time to read it first.

In the note, which this reporter knows for a fact to be true, since our President would never lie to us, it was stated that the Iraqis had long had a secret weather control program in place that was originally funded by the President's father in 1989 as part of a CIA black operation in which US military weather control programs were exported to client States in order to hide them from the scrutiny of Congress.

"He stole it from us!", Bush declared from the podium in the Rose Garden, adding: "It was not my fault, everyone else is obviously to blame!".

This reporter can verify, that contrary to recorded live TV, the President did not, after uttering the above, turn and kick Carl Rove in the crotch, while yelling: "You idiot, you said they'd never catch us." What really happened, was that Carl had moved too close behind the President (not to whisper in his ear as some have said), so that when the President turned to leave the podium, he was startled and stumbled into Rove with his knee, exclaiming at that time: "You poor man, I never thought we'd get to be this close".

Nor are the reports true that the President was drunk at the time, and the cursing and swearing heard soon after in the West Wing was from a former staffer who had just been fired for not warning the President about the cover up of the weather control program done by the Clinton Administration.

Clearly the President has no responsibility whatsoever for Katrina and the failure of the government to respond quickly to the sad happenings (well deserved in this reporter's opinion) in New Orleans. "We do have enemies, and we are at war, and if something bad happens it is never the fault of our government or the President", the Press Secretary announced at the end of the day.

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Thu, 01 Sep 2005

Now Comes the Big Temptation

Well, its finally come - the serious temptation to the American People - the one that determines whether we are going to be citizens of the world, or fall into becoming true imperialists.

The tragedy in the Gulf, due to Hurricane Katrina, is going to bring to us an early version of the Peak Oil Crisis. Katrina seriously damaged a great deal of our oil infrastructure, and given the speculative nature of the oil markets (something completely unnecessary economically) gas prices in the United States are going to rise for some time. Even Bush's releasing of strategic reserves will not be able to stop this.

At the same time Bush is releasing tiny amounts of our oil reserves, he (and his cronies) are beginning to come up with one of the chief true justifications for the Iraq war, but instead of admitting this has been on their minds all along, they are going to spin it as a present necessity - we need to control Iraqi Oil in order to maintain our economy given what Katrina did to us.

This will then be the nature of the temptation: Will we be so addicted to our life style (or at least the ones above the poverty line, who actually have health insurance etc.) that we passively stand behind not only Bush and Company, but the fools the Democrats will put in office as their turn comes around during the next presidential election cycle. Because, truth to tell, both parties will not want to rock the fragile economic boat in the light of the coming Peak Oil Crisis, and Katrina will be used to justify a fully conscious imperialistic foreign policy - all in the name of: We have the right to live better than the rest of the world, because we have the might and the power.

Will any of our politicians, leaders or potential statesman (or women) even notice this moral crisis? Will the Peace movement wake up enough to realize that there are even deeper problems that need to be addressed by "We the People"? Will those who want to play in the big political game in America, such as Move-on.org, actually realize what needs to come from the American People today, as an expression of our brotherhood with the whole world?

Or will we continue to sleep, and risk as little as possible, so that our computers still work, we can get to the movies, go out to eat as much as we want, and all the other life-style toys to which we are currently addicted, while the rest of the world is more and more like the Gulf Coast - life on the edge, with the daily need just for food, water and shelter ruling every other concern?

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